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The Pantry Shelf

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Cafe, Canadian
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172 Water St, Port Perry, Ontario L9L 1C4, Canada
08:00 - 17:00
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love their Cranberry Scones, butter tarts and freshly brewed coffee. Service is quick and efficient.

Thank DaisyMaeWhitby
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I enjoyed breakfast over looking the lake. Breakfast was good. The pecan tarts were great! It was just enough for my wife, I could have had a bigger portion.

2 Thank Al W
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245 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stopped in for lunch to this family run café. Location is right on the waterfront, and street parking is available. Food: Lots of choice for soup and sandwiches or wraps. Generally good, but not outstanding. What does merit attention is the other baked goods. Shortbread cookies have the buttery texture and taste, the meat pies are moist and flavourful without... More 

1 Thank synToronto
Port Perry, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Blueberry muffins and eggs, breakfast, lovely. The muffins, home made, sandwiches, wraps, fresh and always served with their signature relish or cutney sauce.

Thank aonekiwi
Toronto, Canada
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Stopped in to get some of these butter tarts I've heard so much about and they don't disappoint! We tried a plain and a pecan one, while both were delicious the plain ones were missing a little filling and could have used a bit more. We picked up a pack for $8.99 which is a little pricey for six but... More 

1 Thank Shaba84
Port Perry, On
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144 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This little cafe continues to provide friendly service and a limited but fresh menu. Fabulous scones and butter tarts. The soup is always homemade and yummy.

Thank Pic'n'dor
Oshawa, Canada
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

My cousin and I walked in to the Pantry Shelf to try some homemade sandwiches and enjoy a quiet café by the lake. Ordered a wrap and soup while my cousin ordered a quiche. Although the food was fresh and tasty, the staff was not friendly, nor did she even make any attempt to even smile at us while taking... More 

2 Thank msweet8
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Have to say the food was fresh and tasty. We had wraps and a butter tart. However, from the moment we walked in, we were treated like yesterday's trash. No greeting or assistance when you walk in. Both serving staff avoid eye contact, even when they eventually decide to take your order. Long wait for our food and condescending attitude... More 

2 Thank Ken G
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Came here for brunch with 2 other people. The restaurant wasn't busy but all the tables seating 4 people were taken up by an individual or a couple so we took the only option which a party had left but the table had yet to be cleaned. We sat down and as a unfriendly, non smiling server came by to... More 

Thank Ee-JinL
Toronto, Canada
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153 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We ate here on a Sunday about 1 pm, and the cafe was very crowded. There are several tables available, as well as a brisk takeout business in operation, and baked goods and pickled items are also for sale. There was a lineup at the cash, which we assumed was for seating, but were told after a wait in line,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Water St, Port Perry, Ontario L9L 1C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Port Perry
  • Phone Number: 9059851409

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?